Bernardo Sousa switches to Ford Fiesta S2000 for 2010 season

Portugal’s Bernardo Sousa has become the third driver in a fortnight to switch cars to one of M-Sport’s new Fiesta S2000s and sign up to next year’s inaugural WRC Cup. Continue reading Bernardo Sousa switches to Ford Fiesta S2000 for 2010 season

Rally of Scotland organisers are proud of inaugural IRC event

Organisers of RACMSA Rally of Scotland believe they have a lot to be proud about after the country hosted its first Intercontinental Rally Challenge event earlier this month. 

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British-based works Proton team plans two-car attack for IRC in 2010

The British-based works Proton squad is set to field a two-car team in next year’s Intercontinental Rally Challenge. 



With backing from the Malaysian car giant, the team made its IRC debut on the Belgium Ypres Rally last June. Although it expanded to running two cars on Barum Czech Rally Zlin in August, it concentrated on fielding a single entry on all other events it has contested. 

“Next year is going to be a busy year for us with two cars in the IRC,” said team principal Chris Mellors. 

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Issue 108 of HANDBRAKES & HAIRPINS – Now available for FREE download!

As always, the world of rallying is fast-paced: HANDBRAKES & HAIRPINS is striving to keep up-to-date with the latest developments during the “silly season”, with reports being published daily of F1 stars venturing into the World Rally Championship, of WRC drivers looking to cross over to F1, and many more… All inside this week’s issue of HANBRAKES & HAIRPINS: Please enjoy this week’s read!

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